Business Manager

De La Salle Catholic College, Caringbah


Finance / Accounts

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 18 September 2020

De La Salle Catholic College Caringbah is seeking applications from energetic and hands-on administrators to join its Leadership Team as College Business Manager.

<p>De La Salle Catholic College, Caringbah is a Catholic systemic secondary school for boys in Years 7-10, De La Salle Catholic College Caringbah is a vibrant learning community that prides itself on the young men it graduates. As a Catholic school in the Lasallian tradition, staff are expected to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Catholic faith values, and to set an example for the students at the College. </p><p>The Principal invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced administrators for the position of College Business Manager. As a member of the College Executive, the Business Manager shares responsibility for leadership of the school’s vision, mission and strategic priorities and contributes to the life and management of the school. </p><p>The ideal applicant has senior leadership experience and a background in administration, financial and business. They will be energetic and a hands-on administrator ready to contribute to the life of the College in many ways. The Business Manager is delegated responsibility by the Principal for the leadership of the College’s financial and administrative functions, and for the delivery of financial administration at the College. The position will commence on 2 November 2020 (however the start date can be negotiated), and an attractive package will be offered to the successful applicant in line with the Business Manager’s Salary scale from Sydney Catholic Schools. This is a senior position with 4 weeks annual leave. </p><p>CRITERIA FOR THE POSITION: </p><p>• The ability to be able to demonstrate support for the Catholic ethos.<br />• Demonstrated ability to plan, organise and manage maintenance, building and renovation projects to budget and of high quality. <br />• A commitment to ongoing professional learning and willingness to participate in personal and spiritual formation. <br />• Knowledge of, and experience in, day to day accounting procedures, financial management and strategic development in an educational setting including: accounts payable and receivable, banking procedures and reconciliation, preparation and presentation of monthly reports, asset management, risk management, budget preparation and management, and financial statements. Critical to the role is the ability to put in place debt recovery strategies that respect the dignity of families.<br />• Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills in order to relate to a variety of audiences. <br />• Demonstrated high order leadership skills, with the ability to build an effective team to achieve the organisation’s goals. <br />• Demonstrated high order organisational, planning, and communication skills. <br />• Demonstrated ability to develop effective relationships with key suppliers and contractors. <br />• Ability and experience to oversee Work Health &amp; Safety (WHS) legislative requirements.<br />Have a proven ability to work in a collaborative environment as a member of an executive team and to manage a cohesive support team. <br />• Possess a high work ethic and committed to excellence. <br /></p><p>Applications for this position should be addressed to the Principal, Mr Peter Buxton, and sent to <a href="mailto:john.sweeting001&#64;" rel="nofollow">john.sweeting001&#64;</a> Applications should include a letter introducing yourself and an outline of the reasons for your interest in the position (1x A4 page maximum), resume outlining qualifications and experience and the names and contact details of 3 referees </p><p> For more information regarding this position please contact John Sweeting on 9524 9133. Please submit applications to john.sweeting001&#64; by Friday 18 September at 3:00pm.</p><p>The successful applicant will be required to hold and maintain a valid Working With Children Check from the Office of the Children&#39;s Guardian.</p>
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